04/11/20 • Day 52 of Phase IV • National case trends
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Today we have stories of election day results, 23 Omaha police officers contracting COVID-19 and Nebraskans are voting to remove slavery from the state constitution.
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- Joe Biden’s pickup from an electoral voice Nebraska’s second congressional district can prove decisive in a surprisingly close presidential election.
- The election results are for the Omaha Public School Board.
- Twenty-three policemen from Omaha have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday, according to a spokesperson for the department.
- Late voting results indicated that Maureen Boyle and Mike Friend will be joining the Douglas County Council.
Around the state
- Representative Don Bacon (R) won a rematch on Kara Eastman (D) for the 2nd Congressional District of Nebraska.
- Nebraskains approved three voting initiatives aimed at enabling casino games at six licensed racetracks across the state.
- Voters in Nebraska easily approved a measure to remove the language from the state constitution that provides an exemption to its prohibition of slavery.
- The election results are in contention for the state legislature.
- Nebraska voters overwhelmingly approved a measure to cap the annual interest rate on payday loans at 36%.
What to do during confinement?
From our list of things to do while in confinement:
Take a fall walk in western Nebraska
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